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Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer; 22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Building on the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that rejected the contemporaneous ideas of German idealism. He was among... Read More

Born22 February 1788
Danzig (Gdańsk), Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Died21 September 1860 (aged 72)
Frankfurt, German Confederation
NationalityGerman
Era19th-century philosophy
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